NEWS AND STATEMENTS


Remembering 9/11 on the 20th Anniversary

Remembering 9/11 on the 20th Anniversary

For 5 years, UMCOR assisted those who lost loved ones and livelihoods as a result of the 9/11 attacks. On this 20th anniversary, read General Secretary Roland Fernandes’ remembrance of that day and the days that followed
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National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry announces departure of Manuel Padilla and search for a new director

National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry announces departure of Manuel Padilla and search for a new director

Manuel Padilla will step down from his position effective December 31, 2021. The NPHLM Committee will conduct a search for a new national director beginning mid-October 2021.
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Donation for Haiti disaster relief honors former pastor who died in 2010 earthquake

Donation for Haiti disaster relief honors former pastor who died in 2010 earthquake

First United Methodist Church of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, has donated $25,000 to UMCOR in Sam Dixon’s honor to assist survivors of the August 14, 2021, Haiti earthquake.
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Ten new missionaries to be blessed for service in the US

Ten new missionaries to be blessed for service in the US

Join the virtual service of worship on Friday, August 27, to affirm and send the missionaries into ministry.
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UMCOR supports Afghans in need

UMCOR supports Afghans in need

In collaboration with long-standing partners, UMCOR is providing humanitarian relief and is prepared to assist with refugee resettlement.
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UMCOR issues first grants for Haiti relief

UMCOR issues first grants for Haiti relief

In response to the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti on August 14, UMCOR is working with partners to provide urgently needed medical supplies to Haitian hospitals.
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Discover the growth of mission in Vietnam and Laos

Discover the growth of mission in Vietnam and Laos

Join Global Ministries and U.S. annual conference partners for an overview of United Methodist mission in Vietnam and Laos.
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After a year in service, 7 US missionaries officially commissioned

After a year in service, 7 US missionaries officially commissioned

Although COVID-19 prevented an official commissioning in 2020, missionaries have remained creatively engaged in ministry and were commissioned at small, in-person services in their host annual conferences this spring.
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Fall 2021 Mission Volunteer training

Fall 2021 Mission Volunteer training

Three-day trainings, offered in September and December, will prepare those accepted into the Mission Volunteers program for long-term service in the U.S. and around the world.
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